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God's Word is Gripping

One of the most important things to be passionate about is the communication of God’s Word. All the tasks, duties and responsibilities of the children's pastor can never eclipse the beauty of God’s word.  The Bible should not take a secondary place to order, organization, volunteers or check-in systems. Keep the main thing, the main [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Don't Recruit Disunifying People

I made a significant mistake early on in my ministry career. I made several decisions that were unpopular — but that was not my mistake. We are going to make decisions that don’t please everyone. That is a good case of the normals. My mistake was in recruiting some of the individuals who were the [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Blocks Don't Stack Themselves

You know, God has created the universe in such a way that things go from order to disorder — from order to chaos. It literally takes effort to build a ministry, like it takes effort to build anything. It takes energy to take blocks and stack them on top of one another. It doesn’t magically [...]

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

The Value of Serving - Part 2

As I mentioned last week, serving together as a family is one of the most profound ways parents can instill lasting values about the kingdom of God in their children. Here are thoughts from three siblings who have been faithfully serving with their family once a month in the nursery for years. Helping in the [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

The Value of Serving - Part 1

Children who serve WITH their families in a faith-based ministry, are more likely to stay connected to Christ and the church when they leave the home. Over the past several weeks, I’ve shared some of my observations of families I’ve seen serve well together. And I’ve given some insight from these parents. But what do [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments